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Christian Walters
El Cerrito, CA
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The 26th Annual World AIDS Day was this past Monday and there was a flurry of activity from all corners, from the "fragrant" revival of ACT UP: London, to corporate support from Apple, to no shortage of musical tributes. Things... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2014 at Towleroad
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As our annual celebration of turkey and touchdowns draws near the online trainers of Phoenix Effect Joel Harrison and CJ Brenton present to you five intense exercises that are guaranteed to make you feel the burn in your core...possibly just... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2014 at Towleroad
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Last year we showed you Irish artist Hozier's music video called "Take Me To Church", which took a very stark, brutal look at the violence and bigotry enacted upon LGBT citizens, in Russia in particular. Artist Mister Chase was clearly... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2014 at Towleroad
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And they won. In a move that seems designed to suggest that Sacha Baron Cohen wasn't being 100% satirical about Kazakhstan, a group of students and teachers filed suit over the Pushkin-Kurmangazy gay kiss poster citing 'moral damages'. The financial... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at Towleroad
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Anti-gay wingnut and historical revisionist David Barton is back with more crazy talk as he demonstrates that he still has no understanding of how the U.S.'s non-theocratic legals system works. On the "Believer's Voice of Victory" episode scheduled to air... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2014 at Towleroad
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Clarence is a Cartoon Network kids' show that is a bit of a blend of Adventure Time and Nickelodeon's 90s cartoon Doug, featuring a little boy and his endless optimism in the world around him and some crude humor splashed... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2014 at Towleroad
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You've no doubt seen this experiment done with everything from water to wine, but here's another one for the pile: can trained foodies tell the difference between fresh, organic food and standard McDonald's fast food fare? Netherlands-based LifeHunters decided to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2014 at Towleroad
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Family Circle, the women's magazine dedicated to home and family life, began a new Q&A column entitled "Modern Life" as a part of their aim to "be reflective of all families." In the most recent issue Chris and Bob Osner-Hackett... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2014 at Towleroad
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Jamaica is a remarkably homophobic nation with massive opposition to the "gay agenda" that forces gay youth to live in sewers, and even results in murder. The Human Rights Watch has taken notice of the hostilities and violence and put... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2014 at Towleroad
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Alternative band Cobra Starship - whom you may remember did the closing credits to Snakes on a Plane with the awesomely cheesy "Bring It!" - have just released the music video for their new song "Never Been In Love", featuring... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2014 at Towleroad
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Suni was a 34-year-old northern white rhino living in Kenya died last week at the wildlife conservancy where he lived. The cause of death is presently unknown, but for once poaching is not suspected. However, Suni was one of the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2014 at Towleroad
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Love her or hate her, Lady Gaga has been an extremely vocal supporter of the LGBT community from virtually day one, so much so that she's even pissed off the Russian government with her support. (Yes, Madonna has done so,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2014 at Towleroad
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It's not often that a video can incite a major shift in collective cultural opinion, but India's "Satyamev Jayate" nighttime talk show managed to achieve just that. Indian actor and GLAAD Global Voices advocate Aamir Khan hosted the show and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2014 at Towleroad
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Well this is an entertaining bit of prognostication. On her show Monday, Ellen announced her "super-scientific way" to determine the winner of the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals: a "hunk-a-thon" between two shirtless... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2014 at Towleroad
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You may remember Sweet Cakes Bakery in Oregon, one of the first bakeries to make a stink about making cakes for gay weddings. The anti-gay attitudes of owners Melissa and Aaron Klein resulted in quick condemnation from activists, and the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2014 at Towleroad
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About two weeks ago we told you about Ray Cole, a 69-year-old Briton from Kent, who had gone missing in Marrakesh, Morocco, only for his family to discover that he and his partner, Jamal Jam Wad Nass, had been imprisoned... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2014 at Towleroad
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So what exactly is going on when you're rolling on Molly? Most folks know that MDMA induces a massive serotonin dump in the brain, resulting in the blissed out state of love and happiness, but the folks at AsapScience dig... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2014 at Towleroad
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is following through on the promise he made last June to end the AIDS epidemic with the formation of a Task Force to help bring about that end. The Task Force will be supplemented by... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2014 at Towleroad
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Ekin Keser and Emrullah Tüzün of Istanbul held a symbolic marriage on a ferry in late September to celebrate their love for each other, despite it having no legal significance. However, with the lack of legal recognition comes the lack... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2014 at Towleroad
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A 16-year-old in Seattle was waiting for a bus on October 7th at around 4pm when a random group of thugs approached him, beat him up, and stole his phone and backpack that he dropped while trying to defend himself.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2014 at Towleroad
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Evil bigot and driving force behind Uganda's "Kill the Gays" bill Scott Lively is being given another platform to spout his hate speech courtesy of the Russian government in a state-funded "documentary" called Sodom, because even in Russia they deliberately... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2014 at Towleroad
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No, that's not an Onion headline. To celebrate the Russian President's birthday, members of a Pro-Putin Facebook group set up an exhibit in Moscow's "Red October" showspace entitled "The 12 Labors of Putin", directly comparing the President to the ancient... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2014 at Towleroad
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Little is more annoying to a tourist in Times Square than someone in a poorly-made pop culture mascot costume shuffling up uninvited to pose for pictures and then ask for money for the privilege of doing so. One wonders how... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2014 at Towleroad
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One has to wonder what would possess a person with homophobic attitudes to even think about going on America's Next Top Model, much less joining the fashion and modeling world in the first place, but such is the case with... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2014 at Towleroad
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There's a special place in hell for Anita Bryant for helping to popularize the myth that the gays are after the world's children to recruit them to the cause, like some fabulously well-dressed militant regime. This fueled one of the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2014 at Towleroad
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